Alarm-ing memories: Paul Reid and ‘The Alarm’

This month has been action packed. To start with, we are now recruiting for a Deputy Director and a Marketing, Development and Relationship Manager. These are two very important exciting new posts, you first transmission of a science fiction film on the BBC, so we dedicate this issue to the growing interest in African science […]

African Sci-Fi and Female Empowerment

Toyin Agbetu is a writer, educator, artist-activist, and founder of Ligali, the pan African human rights based organisation. Star Wars, Star Trek, Superheroes – when many people think of Science Fiction (Sci-Fi) these are often the first words that come to mind. Mention African Sci-Fi then it often invokes images of Uhuru on the Enterprise, […]

A Graphic Reality: Comic strips in The Alarm magazine

Black Cultural Archives has a large collection of over 200 periodical titles, which contains a mixture of newspapers, magazines and .